This minor is available to students who wish to study journalism in conjunction with other major areas of coursework. NOTE: APR and TCF majors may not minor in journalism.

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MC 101Intro To Mass Communic3
JN 101Journalistic Principles and Practices2
JN 150Mechanics of Media Writing1
JN 261Visual Journalism3
JN 311News Writing and Reporting3
JN 312 or Editing and Digital Production3
JN 315 Advanced News Writing & Reporting
MC 401Mass Comm Law & Regultn3
One JN elective3
Total Hours21

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students must pass each course with a C- or better for the credits to count toward hours earned in the minor. Students must have a 2.0 or higher to enroll in upper division classes in the College of Communication and Information Sciences. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. Each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning each semester. College and department advisers also are available for additional assistance with minor requirements.

Journalism minors are required to create an online portfolio in JN 101 Journalistic Principles and Practices and to upload at least one journalistic work (story, photo, video, multimedia project, etc.) from each journalism skills class they take as part of the minor.